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National Thanksgiving Turkey Welcomed to the White House

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 12:23am

WASHINGTON, Nov. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --National Turkey Federation (NTF) Chairman Ron Kardel presented the National Thanksgiving Turkey named "Corn" to President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump today during the annual National Thanksgiving Turkey Presentation.

Key Points: 
  • WASHINGTON, Nov. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --National Turkey Federation (NTF) Chairman Ron Kardel presented the National Thanksgiving Turkey named "Corn" to President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump today during the annual National Thanksgiving Turkey Presentation.
  • The National Thanksgiving Turkey Presentation is a time-honored American tradition, dating back to 1947.
  • The National Thanksgiving Turkey and alternate were raised by NTF Chairman Ron Kardel.
  • The annual presentation of the National Thanksgiving Turkey at the White House is a highly anticipated tradition in the nation's capital, signaling the unofficial beginning of the holiday season and providing the president and the nation an opportunity to reflect publicly on the meaning of Thanksgiving.

The American Suburbs Have 15% More People of Color Than a Decade Ago Versus 5% More White People, Likely Contributing to Democrats' 6-Point Suburban Gain in 2020

Monday, November 23, 2020 - 1:00pm

White residents made up 89.7% of the suburban population in McAllen in 2018, up from 75.2% in 2010.

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  • White residents made up 89.7% of the suburban population in McAllen in 2018, up from 75.2% in 2010.
  • The share went from 83.2% to 92.9% in Corpus Christi and 73.2% to 81.4% in Oxnard.
  • President Trump beat Joe Biden in low-density suburbs of large metro areas, but by roughly 5 fewer percentage points in 2020 than 2016.
  • There were 3,676 people per square mile living in the suburbs in 2018, up 5.1% from 3,498 in 2010.

Vizient Analysis Shows Ending Unapproved Drugs Initiative Could Save Between $7.52 Billion and $26.59 Billion

Monday, November 23, 2020 - 11:00am

An updated analysis by Vizient, Inc. demonstrates again that ending the Food and Drug Administrations (FDA) Unapproved Drugs Initiative (UDI), as President Trump recently announced he intended to do, could save the U.S. health care system billions of dollars.

Key Points: 
  • An updated analysis by Vizient, Inc. demonstrates again that ending the Food and Drug Administrations (FDA) Unapproved Drugs Initiative (UDI), as President Trump recently announced he intended to do, could save the U.S. health care system billions of dollars.
  • A further $19.07 billion could be saved by ending the market exclusivity for the five drugs approved through the program that have already added $3.15 billion in spending.
  • This analysis, which incorporates an additional seven months of market data, confirms that the total the program, if left unchanged, would add $29.7 billion in healthcare costs.
  • Market analysis estimates an increase in U.S. health care spend of $19.9 billion over the life of the patent.

Debra Tice, Mother of Journalist Austin Tice, Statement On Fox & Friends

Saturday, November 21, 2020 - 2:18pm

WASHINGTON, Nov. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- National Press Club -Today Debra Tice, the mother of Austin Tice, a journalist and Marine veteran being held in Syria appeared on the highly rated television program Fox & Friends and made the following statement in response to questions.

Key Points: 
  • WASHINGTON, Nov. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- National Press Club -Today Debra Tice, the mother of Austin Tice, a journalist and Marine veteran being held in Syria appeared on the highly rated television program Fox & Friends and made the following statement in response to questions.
  • "We are closer than we have ever been to having Austin safely home.
  • We are tremendously grateful for President Trump's commitment to bring Austin home; he has both the will and the ability to get this done.
  • Former Marine Captain Tice was working as a freelance journalist when he was abducted in Syria in 2012.

With respect to the forthcoming G20 summit, BDI President Dieter Kempf says: "German industry's expectations from the G20 summit are moderate."

Friday, November 20, 2020 - 11:03am

Since the inauguration of U.S. President Donald Trump, the G20 has been more concerned with damage control, obstructionism and national egoism than with solving global problems.

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  • Since the inauguration of U.S. President Donald Trump, the G20 has been more concerned with damage control, obstructionism and national egoism than with solving global problems.
  • Opportunities for a vital multilateral restart and leadership of the G20 have to rise again with Joe Biden as U.S. President.
  • The G20 must press ahead with urgent reform of the World Trade Organization (WTO).
  • The Federation of German Industries (BDI) is the umbrella organisation of German industry and industry-related services.

46% of Republicans Believe Their Credit Scores Will Decline Under President-Elect Biden

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 - 1:38pm

"The YouGov survey confirmed that Americans tend to cite different reasons for their credit score improvements based on political affiliation.

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  • "The YouGov survey confirmed that Americans tend to cite different reasons for their credit score improvements based on political affiliation.
  • The survey, conducted shortly before Election Day, also found:
    Only 7% of Republicans believe their credit scores will increase under a Biden-Harris administration.
  • Independents are more likely to attribute higher credit scores to paying off more debt (71%), while Republicans (25%) are more likely to attribute their score increases to President Donald Trump.
  • "Our ScoreSense product empowers consumers with actionable credit insights and unprecedented one-on-one help from a credit specialist," said Mr. Medina.

CommPRO & The Museum of Public Relations to Host Free Virtual Event ‘That Said with Michael Zeldin’ Featuring Special Guest CNN Chief White House Correspondent Jim Acosta

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - 2:00pm

That Said with Michael Zeldin will feature a special guest CNN Chief White House Correspondent Jim Acosta.

Key Points: 
  • That Said with Michael Zeldin will feature a special guest CNN Chief White House Correspondent Jim Acosta.
  • Topics of discussion include:
    The personal attacks that Acosta dealt with from President Trump.
  • Highlights from Acostas best-selling book, "The Enemy of the People: A Dangerous Time to Tell the Truth in America."
  • ABOUT: Michael Zeldin will host a discussion with CNN Chief White House Correspondent Jim Acosta to discuss his experience as a prominent journalist during the Trump Administration.

American Bridge 21st Century Builds The Blue Wall Back Better

Monday, November 16, 2020 - 8:28pm

WASHINGTON, Nov. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Since November 2019, American Bridge 21st Century invested over $62 million flipping white working-class Obama-Trump voters in the critical battleground states of Pennsylvania, Michigan, and Wisconsin the three that delivered the presidency for Joe Biden.

Key Points: 
  • WASHINGTON, Nov. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Since November 2019, American Bridge 21st Century invested over $62 million flipping white working-class Obama-Trump voters in the critical battleground states of Pennsylvania, Michigan, and Wisconsin the three that delivered the presidency for Joe Biden.
  • Almost $32 million was spent in Pennsylvania alone, making AB21 the largest outside spender in the Keystone State.
  • According to the exit polling from Tuesday's election, some toplines of AB21's work include:
    Michigan: In 2016, Trump won non-college white voters by 31 points.
  • Approximately 1.5 million targeted Trump 2016 voters across 70+ targeted counties in PA, MI and WI
    $62 million spent total over TV and digital across PA, MI and WI
    To learn more about American Bridge's Swing County Project that Built the Blue Wall Back Better, American Bridge 21st Century President & Co-Founder Bradley Beychok is available for interviews and to comment for news stories and media appearances.

Report: 1 in 4 Americans Will Spend Less This Holiday Season Than Last Year

Monday, November 16, 2020 - 3:00pm

1 in 4 Americans will spend less on holiday shopping this year than they spent in 2019.

Key Points: 
  • 1 in 4 Americans will spend less on holiday shopping this year than they spent in 2019.
  • 32% ofDonald Trump-voting consumers will reduce holiday spending because Joe Biden won the U.S. Presidential election.
  • 23% of Americans plan to reduce their 2020 holiday spending in the absence of a stimulus check.
  • 46% of consumers say their overall spending decreased further throughout Q3 (July-September) after already reducing spending in the first half of 2020.

The Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture Releases "Democracy in Dark Times," a Landmark National Survey and Analysis of American Political Culture

Monday, November 16, 2020 - 1:23pm

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Nov. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture at the University of Virginia today released its 2020 IASC Survey of American Political Culture, Democracy in Dark Times , fielded by Gallup Inc.

Key Points: 
  • CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Nov. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture at the University of Virginia today released its 2020 IASC Survey of American Political Culture, Democracy in Dark Times , fielded by Gallup Inc.
  • Biden supporters view Trump supporters as closed-minded (89%), misguided and misinformed (89%), intolerant (86%), racist (83%), and religious hypocrites (80%).
  • The 2020 IASC Survey of American Political CultureTM sampled 2,205 adults ages 18 and over.
  • The Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture is an interdisciplinary research center and intellectual community at the University of Virginia that seeks to understand contemporary cultural change and its individual and social consequences.